Now that we’ve had a couple of weeks to think about the draft, which 49ers picks do you think were their best and which were their worst? Here’s my list. Best picks 1. Jeff Driskel, QB, Round 6, Pick 207 Thirteen teams drafted quarterbacks before the Niners took Jeff Driskel, and at least six of […]
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The San Francisco 49ers just announced they’ve waived K Corey Acosta, RB Kendall Gaskins and QB Dylan Thompson to make roster room for the following undrafted free agents: 1. Kevin Anderson, ILB, 6-4, 244, Stanford. 2. Alex Balducci, OG, 6-4, 310, Oregon. 3. Jered Bell, S, 6-1, 205, Colorado. 4. Devon Cajuste, WR, 6-4, 227, […]
SANTA CLARA – Quarterback Jeff Driskel spoke to a group of reporters in the 49ers’ media room Thursday afternoon. Here’s a transcript. Q: You’ve met Chip Kelly, right? DRISKEL: Yes. Q: What was your first meeting like? DRISKEL: It was just a quick meeting. He sat us down and was telling us that we’re part […]
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This is horrifying news. According to TMZ, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office has filed five felony charges against former 49ers defensive tackle Dana Stubblefield. The charges include “rape by force, rape of a victim incapable of giving consent, oral copulation by force, oral copulation with a person incapable of giving consent and false […]
Here’s what the 49ers’ depth chart will be Week 1: OFFENSE LWR: Torrey Smith, DeAndre Smelter SWR: Bruce Ellington, Eric Rogers RWR: Quinton Patton, Aaron Burbridge LT: Joe Staley, John Theus LG: Joshua Garnett, Brandon Thomas C: Daniel Kilgore, Marcus Martin RG: Zane Beadles, Marcus Martin RT: Trent Brown, Fahn Cooper TE: Garrett Celek, Vance […]
Here are the 49ers’ 2016 draft picks, as well as the notable players the team passed over with each selection. Round 1, Pick 7: DeForest Buckner, DE. Notable players who were available: Jack Conklin, OT, Pick 8, Tennessee Titans Leonard Floyd, OLB, Pick 9, Chicago Bears Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State, Pick 10, New York […]
With Pick 207, the San Francisco 49ers drafted Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel. Driskel is a big quarterback (6’4″, 231 pounds) who can run (4.56). He’s a perfect fit in Chip Kelly’s offense, which depends on a mobile quarterback. Driskel has the talent to become the 49ers’ starting quarterback in 2017. GRADE: A. With Pick […]
With Pick 142, the San Francisco 49ers drafted Appalachian State defensive end Ronald Blair. Blair (6’2″, 285 lbs) is best suited to play defensive end in a 4-3 defense, but the 49ers will attempt to play him at defensive end in their 3-4 defense. Blair was an exceptional run-defender in college, but he played at […]
The San Francisco 49ers have drafted LSU cornerback Rashard Robinson with Pick 133 in the NFL Draft. Robinson (6’1″, 171) ran a 4.39 at his Pro Day, and has 32 1/4-inch arms. He has ideal traits for an outside press-man cover corner. But in college he played only 20 games, and he played zero in […]
SANTA CLARA — This is the live blog for Day 3 of the NFL Draft. I’ll update this with information and analysis as the picks roll in. 9:10 The Oakland Raiders take Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook, who will be a serviceable backup. Not a bad pick. 9:19 I think the Niners made the right […]